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Program Calendar

You may register by phone, mail in or online via this event calendar. For information on how to register see: Ways to Register

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Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment
Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness
Spirituality of Aging
Spirituality of the Environment
Creative Expression

Sep 2018

September
5

COME TO THE QUIET

Come to the quiet. Come away from the busy demands of life. Take time at your leisure to pray, write, draw, walk, reflect and experience the sacred. Explore nature through the unique features of Genesis grounds. Walk the labyrinth, take in the silence of our meditation room or Chapel, and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

September
7

WINE AND BEER TASTING EVENT

Save the Date! This evening social will provide wine and beer tastings as well as "mocktails", non-alcoholic beverage selections, paired with delicious food choices, accompanied by live jazz entertainment. Come join us for the first time or return to our annual event.


September
8

BIOSPIRITUAL FOCUSING: DAY OF PRESENCE

This workshop is an overview and introduction to the history and practice of BioSpiritual Focusing and includes prayer, presentations, experiential exercises, reflection, and discussion.

Spiritual Enrichment
Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

September
9

INTRODUCTION TO TAI CHI FOR SELF-HEALING

This program utilizes the power of mental imagery and intention as you explore the health giving principles of tai chi and qigong and are introduced to 3 simple tai chi movements...

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

September
12

COME TO THE QUIET

Come to the quiet. Come away from the busy demands of life. Take time at your leisure to pray, write, draw, walk, reflect and experience the sacred. Explore nature through the unique features of Genesis grounds. Walk the labyrinth, take in the silence of our meditation room or Chapel, and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

September
15

AUTUMN EQUINOX CELEBRATION

People have celebrated the turning of the seasons through a variety of rituals for centuries. We will honor the changing of the seasons at Genesis through a morning retreat on the themes of the season concluding with a ritual that will honor the return of Fall.

Spiritual Enrichment
Spirituality of the Environment

September
17

SABBATICAL RECOVERY RETREAT

For women and men religious and clergy who are in recovery from any form of addiction. This week includes the Spirituality of 12 Steps, Centering Prayer, up-to-date education on addiction, meetings and opportunities for sharing, music, and Eucharistic celebrations. Anonymity assured.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

September
19

COME TO THE QUIET

Come to the quiet. Come away from the busy demands of life. Take time at your leisure to pray, write, draw, walk, reflect and experience the sacred. Explore nature through the unique features of Genesis grounds. Walk the labyrinth, take in the silence of our meditation room or Chapel, and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

September
21

PATHWAYS TO RECOVERY

Betty Hill Crowson, Retreat Director, uses a unique combination of material from 12 steps of Al-anon, Adult Children of Alcoholics, and her own seasoned insights as well as humor to make the presented material interesting and easily accessible to all participants.

Spiritual Enrichment

September
23

SOUL MOSAIC

Our souls are a mosaic of what life sends us and the workings of God’s grace in them. Just as a mosaic is made of tiny pieces of glass which respond to light, our souls reflect our own being and the metamorphosis of our becoming.

Spiritual Enrichment

September
26

COME TO THE QUIET

Come to the quiet. Come away from the busy demands of life. Take time at your leisure to pray, write, draw, walk, reflect and experience the sacred. Explore nature through the unique features of Genesis grounds. Walk the labyrinth, take in the silence of our meditation room or Chapel, and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

September
27

DIVING INTO FALL: A YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series. Tailor the series to fit your schedule.

Spiritual Enrichment
Health and Wellness

September
28

A PILGRIMAGE IN PEN AND INK, EXPERIENCING THE LABYRINTH WITH ART AND SOUL

Experience the soothing peace and solace of walking a labyrinth… not just with your feet, but with your fingers, pen, pencil and paintbrush!

Creative Expression

September
30

SEEK WISDOM AND DISCOVER LIFE

The Divine Feminine is known by the Greek name of Sophia, which means wisdom, and the Hebrew name of Chokmah. Through prayer, sacred scripture, creative movement/dance, and sharing, you will discover who Sophia Wisdom is, where she can be found and how she can enrich your life today.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

How many are your works, O Lord! In wisdom you made them all, the earth is full of your creatures. There is the sea, vast and spacious teeming with creatures beyond number- living things both large and small.
- Psalm 104:24-25